Feb 3 -- DatingDirect.com was the most visited UK online dating service in Decmber 2005, according to new research. Research from both comScore Europe and Nielsen//NetRatings show DatingDirect ahead of its rivals during the lucrative festive period before Christmas and the new year. Figures from comScore's December 2005 research show DatingDirect.com with nearly 895,000 unique users per month, ahead of its rivals Loopylove.com (674,000 unique users), Yahoo! Personals (622,000) and Match.com (651,000). In addition, December's Nielsen//NetRatings figures, reveal that the site attracted 16% of all traffic to personals sites, ahead of rivals Match.com, LoveHappens and Yahoo! Personals. Top personal sites according to unique audience in December 2005, according to Nielsen//Netratings.